Regional specification of cutaneous appendages in mammals


The problem of the regional specification of snout vibrissae and dorsal pelage hairs has been analysed in mouse embryos. Reconstituted homo-and heterotopic skin explants, consisting of epidermis and dermis from both regions, were cultured on the chorioallantoic membrane of the chick embryo. Recombinants of 12.5-day upper lip dermis and 12.5-day dorsal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00857264


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